The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.58% 13.55% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 16.87% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 45
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
771 486 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.62% 80.33% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 723 429 547
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -35 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kettering -5 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Towcester - 3 £36,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (59.55%) Java
2 53 (59.55%) J2EE
3 45 (50.56%) Degree
4 40 (44.94%) Computer Science
5 36 (40.45%) C#
6 35 (39.33%) Linux
7 34 (38.20%) XML
8 33 (37.08%) Spring
9 30 (33.71%) C++
9 30 (33.71%) Struts
9 30 (33.71%) Sun
9 30 (33.71%) Sun Certification
10 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
11 27 (30.34%) SQL
11 27 (30.34%) TDD
12 24 (26.97%) OOD
13 23 (25.84%) Web Development
14 21 (23.60%) C
14 21 (23.60%) EJB
14 21 (23.60%) JSP
14 21 (23.60%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (22.47%) JUnit
15 20 (22.47%) Web Services
15 20 (22.47%) Unit Testing
16 19 (21.35%) .NET
16 19 (21.35%) Scrum
16 19 (21.35%) Pair Programming
17 18 (20.22%) OOP
17 18 (20.22%) hybris

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.24%) Apache
1 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.25%) Lync
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
1 2 (2.25%) Extranet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (10.11%) Data Mining
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) JUnit
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Selenium
2 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 31 (34.83%) Java Developer
3 30 (33.71%) J2EE Developer
3 30 (33.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (30.34%) Software Engineer
5 18 (20.22%) Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Support Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Software Support Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate
10 3 (3.37%) Junior
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C Software Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (59.55%) J2EE
2 34 (38.20%) XML
3 33 (37.08%) Spring
4 30 (33.71%) Struts
5 21 (23.60%) EJB
5 21 (23.60%) JSP
6 20 (22.47%) Web Services
7 19 (21.35%) .NET
8 14 (15.73%) Java EE
9 13 (14.61%) jQuery
9 13 (14.61%) Servlets
10 11 (12.36%) Ajax
10 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
11 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.74%) CSS
12 6 (6.74%) HTML
13 4 (4.49%) WCF
14 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (3.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.94%) Computer Science
2 21 (23.60%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (17.98%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
4 2 (2.25%) W3C
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) Windows
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 24 (26.97%) OOD
4 23 (25.84%) Web Development
5 20 (22.47%) Unit Testing
6 19 (21.35%) Pair Programming
6 19 (21.35%) Scrum
7 18 (20.22%) OOP
8 8 (8.99%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.74%) OO
9 6 (6.74%) User Stories
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.62%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (4.49%) Kanban
12 3 (3.37%) MVC
12 3 (3.37%) Logistics
13 2 (2.25%) Business Analysis
13 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
13 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) Java
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 30 (33.71%) C++
4 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
5 27 (30.34%) SQL
6 21 (23.60%) C
7 14 (15.73%) VB
8 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.37%) VB6
9 3 (3.37%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Python
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (50.56%) Degree
2 30 (33.71%) Sun Certification
3 10 (11.24%) OCPJP
3 10 (11.24%) OCMJD
4 6 (6.74%) ISEB
5 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.37%) MCAD
7 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Firmware
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Sun
2 18 (20.22%) hybris
3 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago